In one of the many endings of the book, Link notices from a jail cell that Charles is riding away on his horse with the Triforce of Wisdom in hand. Just then, it is revealed that Herald is actually a "giant, winged lizard" in disguise.
- "'Zelda!' Link protests, but she's already stomping toward the waiting Herald." (The Shadow Prince (Mammoth) pg. 47)
- "Just as Charles is disappearing into the woods, his horse turns into a giant, winged lizard!" (The Shadow Prince (Mammoth) pg. 28)